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The Press for Weightlifting: How Useful Is It?
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | May 18 2015 | Comments (6)

Since the elimination of the press from weightlifting competition after the 1972 Olympics, its place in the training of weightlifters has become somewhat unclear and certainly a po... Continue reading
Using Complexes: When, How, and Why
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | May 11 2015 | Comments (3)

This article is going to be plain vanilla. No stories, motivational ideas, or team building strategies in here. Nope, this one is just a straightforward article about how to add complexes into your training.   Back in the late 80s, a Romanian coach name... Continue reading
The Dynamic Start: It May Not Be For You
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | May 4 2015 | Comments

With the proliferation of videos of elite weightlifters on the internet, beginners are being exposed to advanced lifting more than they were several years ago, and seeing all kinds of fancy, exciting things. Naturally, we all want to do what we see the best in... Continue reading
PAIN: The Kind That Goes Away, and the Kind That Doesn’t
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | April 27 2015 | Comments (2)

When I was in my 20s, I had a lot of roommates. You remember those years, right? It’s when you’re young, going to school, living in crappy rental houses and apartments ... Continue reading
Choosing the Right Weightlifting Program… And Making it Work
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | April 20 2015 | Comments (51)

In the eight years I’ve been posting training programs and daily workouts on this site, we’ve had a lot of athletes get amazing results… and we’ve had a lo... Continue reading
Why Your Lifts Just Aren’t Getting Better… And What to Do About It
Mike Gray | Olympic Weightlifting | April 14 2015 | Comments (4)

Let me try and put together a little scenario for you and tell me how close it is to what you’re going through right now. You’ve been lifting for about 18 months to a f... Continue reading
Greg Everett: Building A Dynasty
Greg Everett | Editorial | April 10 2015 | Comments (3)

Floelite came out to Catalyst Athletics in June 2014 to film, but all of the footage was stolen. They made it back out recently for a second shot. Here it is: ... Continue reading
Arm Bend in the Snatch & Clean: It’s Still Not the Solution to Your Bad Lifting
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | April 6 2015 | Comments (3)

I’ve written a number of times on fashionable weightlifting technique. These things become fashionable not because they’re new, but because someone of often dubious inf... Continue reading
The Jerk Technique Nobody Talks About
Matt Foreman | Olympic Weightlifting | March 30 2015 | Comments (9)

This article is about the jerk, so let’s get right down to business.   Most of you probably understand the dip-drive phase of the jerk is the primary key to success in the movement. I’m talking about the time when the lifter has completed ... Continue reading
Jumping Forward in the Snatch or Clean: Error Correction
Greg Everett | Olympic Weightlifting | March 23 2015 | Comments (5)

One of the most frustrating technical problems as a weightlifter, and as a weightlifting coach, is the dreaded forward jump. Unfortunately, it’s pretty common, and worse, it ... Continue reading
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